Market Lead

Summary
The Market Lead manages market crew members and Steel Wheel Farm’s three farmers markets and on-site farm stand.  This person works closely with the Pack Shed manager to coordinating market production, shipment, schedule and sales.  This is a creative sales position and includes the responsibility of showcasing SWF products.   In addition, this lead position requires an artistic eye, smiling face and passion for talking about vegetables!  Other shared responsibilities include restaurant deliveries and chef face time.  This position may include participation in other daily farm tasks such as weeding, planting, and washing.

Reports to: Farm Owner
Supervises: 4-6 crew members
Hours: April-November, 40 hours/week.

Responsibilities

  • Prioritizes tasks, and delegates jobs to market crew
  • Creates market collateral including signage and promotion
  • Excellent driving record, must be able to safely drive to and from markets
  • Wholesale delivery coordination
  • Responsible for set up and displaying of market stands, on and off the farm
  • Operates and maintains delivery/market van
  • Clearly and accurately keep records of sales, weekly market log, returning inventory

Requirements

  • Food service experience
  • 1 year sales experience
  • Exemplar organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service and clear communicator
  • Good driving record and active license
  • Keen observation skills
  • Ability to start and finish tasks daily
  • Focused time management skills
  • Artistic and creative eye
  • Ability to work with many personality types
  • Calm and positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to lift 40lbs, enjoys physical labor
  • Working cell phone

Benefits

  • Paid two times a month
  • Daily access to fresh produce
  • The best work setting and environment
  • Crew lunches in the barn
  • Room for growth and continued responsibilities
  • Farm appreciation dinners
  • 4 days of PTO